The Extensions Specialists Fleet
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does extensions all over Fleet, GU51 4 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of extensions over the last ten years and have gained invaluable experience in the construction process but also in ensuring all our customers receive great service.
The best attic conversion company in Fleet
Most extensions are completed with in two weeks, and disruption to the household is kept to a minimum. All carpets and flooring are fully covered before commencement of work. All rubbish and debris are taken away on completion of the conversion or extension.
Free Extensions Consultation
We offer free extensions consultations, free quotations and a totally professional service from start to finish. If you want to convert your attic, or need insulation added to your current conversion, renovate or refurbish your house, kitchen or just anything, then call us on 020 3389 8528.
Why Choose CC Top Builders Contractors in London?
- Specialists in extensions in extensions area.
- General Building Work including extensions, sheds etc.
- 10+ years experience.
- Architect Certificate of Compliance (if requested).
- Top quality Velux windows used.
- Dormer windows also available.
- Custom made stairs supplied and installed.
- Choice of wood or plastered finish.
- Most attics completed in under 8 days.
- Full job, start to finish, including plumbing and electrics.
- En-suites installed if required.
- Hip Roof Extensions (subject to planning permission).
- All rubbish taken away on completion of your attic.
- RSJs installed.
- References available on request.
- Free no-obligation quotes.
- Excellent rates.
- Fully Insured.
- See our gallery of pictures for ideas.
- Just want a Velux Window installed? No problem, we can supply and install a Velux in your kitchen or attic.
Nearby areas we cover:house renovation near Fleet, GU51 4
kitchen refurbishment near Rotten Green, GU51 1
renovation near Pondtail, GU51 3
home improvement near Church Crookham, GU52 6
kitchen renovation near Crookham Village, GU51 5
house refurbishments near Dogmersfield, RG27 8
bathroom renovations near Winchfield Hurst, RG27 8
kitchen renovation near Winchfield, RG27 8
house refurbishments near Southwood, GU14 0
house renovation near Hartfordbridge, RG27 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints regarding what the best price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of numerous items that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the information of a couple of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of